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Wedding Dress?

Description

Brown and black silk cape. Brown ground with black vermicelli pattern. Bodice a) neckline placket is cream satin with floral applique. standing band collar with blue velvet placed around squared neckline of bodice. Placket at front covers "vest" of brown cotton with hooka nd eye clsoure; black sequins and jet beadwork on net applied around squared neck; long sleeves gathered at shoulder; scalloped cuffs lined with cream satin; black satin ribbon at slightly pointed waist; boned and lined with brown sateen. Skirt b) matches bodice. Brown taffeta waistband and lining; fullness at back; overlapping hook and eye closure at back; slight train; hem lined with band of black velvet.

Details

Maker
Hurlburt, Lena, Miss (Maker)
Inscriptions
Stamped on neck placket under arm guards: ""SPECIAL/ SEAMLESS/ 2"" At placket: ""1/2""
Location of origin
Worcester, MA, USA
Material
appliqué (technique)
cloth
crepe (textile)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
cloth
Crepe
crepe (textile)
DRESS
dresses (garments)
floral patterns
Geometric
Geometric Meander
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
meanders (patterns)
Sateen
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Wedding
wedding dresses
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1941.718
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson
GUSN
52368

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